Tag Archives: Health

HOT SHOTS: Davidsonville Students Walk, Run and Skip to Help Fight Cancer

It was a sea of purple at Davidsonville Elementary on Friday, May 10 when more than 700 students, parents and staff members gathered on the school’s front field to help kick-off the school’s annual Relay for Life campaign. The event was coordinated by Davidsonville staff member Karen Yancey, parent Lisa Campo, and Davidsonville student and […]

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BLOG: Join the South County Bulldogs ADHD Walk and Family Fun Day

I’m Shonna Franks, leader for the South County Bulldogs Team participating in the 2014 Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Walk and Family Fun Day, which will take place on May 18. This is a 5K Walk and event organized by Children and Adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the […]

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Danielle Bender’s Third Graders Raise Over $700 for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Third graders at Mayo Elementary School raised $787 for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig‘s disease. The students are in Danielle Bender’s reading class. The funds were raised as part of a Valentine’s Day candy gram sale. The proceeds will go to the 4 Pete’s Sake Foundation.  Bender said that the fundraiser started off […]

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Providing In-Home Senior Care for Families Around the County for 10 Years

Gary Franklin of Lothian started Response Senior Care 10 years ago after deciding he wanted to try business out on his own. His company provides in-home care, anything from medical and nursing care to personal care, light housekeeping and errands. Franklin said that his company aims to provide an alternative to institutional care for seniors. […]

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Results U Temporarily Moves to South River Colony Main Street Ahead of Bigger Changes

On Dec. 21, Edgewater-based Results U will temporarily move its training facility to a new location on Main Street at the Villages of South River Colony. The move is the result of several changes in the works for Results U and its affiliate health club South River Fitness over the next few months. The temporary space […]

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Great American Smokeout is Thursday — A Great Day to Quit Smoking

Why wait until New Year’s Eve to give up smoking? You can start on the road to a healthier you by giving up on Thursday, during the Great American Smokeout Day.  The Anne Arundel County Department of Health is offering free anti-smoking materials through their Learn to Live program. The program offers the following free self-help information […]

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